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Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research & Education (FAIRE)

1.0. About Us

1.1.     Introduction

The Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research and Education (FAIRE) operates under the umbrella of Bahria Town (Pvt.) Ltd. Located in Islamabad, it is a non-profit organization, which aims to inquire, gather and disseminate knowledge regarding a diverse set of local as well as international issues.


One of our central guiding principles is based on the quest for innovative growth and development. We aim to foster a spirit of innovation across our centers, educational institutions as well as other businesses. We offer a vibrant environment for industry, entrepreneurs, and researchers to connect and to collaborate.


FAIRE aspires to direct its funding towards research that results in exciting scientific breakthroughs and technological advances that have academic and commercial potential. We are committed to stimulate systemic research by synthesizing the expertise of local and global experts, using state-of-the-art technologies, resulting in accelerated growth, wealth, job creation and improved standard of living in Pakistan.

1.2.     Our Mission

To revolutionize the knowledge economy of Pakistan, by stimulating the academic sector through Investigative collaborations, Innovative Research and World-class Education.  We are involved in not only generating knowledge in various fields but also applying this knowledge to improve the lives of people and communities at local as well as global level.

1.3.     Our Vision

 “Transforming society through responsible leadership and revolutionary research”

2.0. Our People 

The governing body of the Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research and Education (FAIRE) consists of the following Directors:

a)   Malik Riaz Hussain
Asia’s largest real-estate developer, Malik Riaz Hussain, the founder & Chairman of Bahria Town, is acknowledged and avowed all around the world as a dynamic entrepreneur. He is pioneering innovation, through Bahria Town, into Pakistan so that the country can flourish and can stand in shoulder to shoulder with other technologically advanced nations. Mr Malik Riaz Hussain is a firm believer of an educated society and he wants his nation to be literate too.  He gives credence to empowering the people so that they are able to help themselves in the future.

Mega projects like ACE International Academy, ACE Junior Academy, Dr AQ Khan College of Science and Technology, Bahria Town Schools and College Lahore are taking the education sector on the next level.  These Schools and Colleges have the International Standard of Education which is grooming and molding the students very well for their professional lives. The goal is to instill the students with the love of learning through various activities which is helping them to think out of the box, become creative and sharp problem solvers.

Realizing his social duty and obligation Malik Riaz Hussain is now taking a leap ahead and looking forward for the further advancement in innovation, research and education by establishing the Foundation for advancement of Innovaction, Research and Education (FAIRE). The upcoming project for the foundation with include the formation of an independent Chartered University

b)    Mrs. Bina Riaz
Ms. Bina Riaz is the wife of a legendary, successful and dynamic entrepreneur, Mr.Malik Riaz Hussain. She is no doubt “a woman behind success”. She is the backbone of Bahria Town’s educational projects. On papers she is a proprietor but on actions she is a vision.

It was her visionary approach for a brighter Pakistan that she established her first educational venture in 2007. She believes truly that the success of nation is based on educated people and is well focused on her belief.

Presently she is leading 5 international standard schools in Lahore named as Bahria Town Schools Lahore, Ace international Academy, Ace international Academy Junior, Dr.AQ Khan College of Science & Technology Safari I, Dr.AQ Khan College of Science & Technology Phase VII, Bahria Town International Academy.

It is her vision and approach that all Bahria Town educational projects are situated in the state of Art purpose built campuses equipped with modern facilities and qualified staff. She takes active role not only in successful running of these projects but also in putting innovation and further improvement with every passing day. She is a role model, philanthropic lady who has no doubt an exceptional vision towards a brighter and better tomorrow.

c)    Mrs. Mubashra Malik,
Ms. Mubashra Malik is the wife of Mr. Ahmed Ali Riaz Malik, the Chief Executive of
Bahria Town.  She is a goal oriented and an extremely ambitious person who is on the verge to take her development plans to a next level.  She also stresses on the fact that education should be the utmost priority in order to become self- independent. 

She is a crucial part of the Bahria force, who believes that it is the level of education that helps people earn respect and recognition. It is an indispensable part of life both personally and socially, so taking this ideology ahead, the organization is constructing more and more premium educational institutions for the students who are eventually going to become the future of Pakistan. The Foundation for Advancement of Innovtion, Research and Education (FAIRE) is in process which will take the research on to an exuberant level.  


Following are the Office Bearers for FAIRE:

Sr. No.
Contact No.
Chief Executive
Cdre (R)M. Ilyas
051- 5730280-7 (Ext-267)
General Secretary
Iram Asaf
051- 5730280-7 (Ext-287)
Financial Secretary
Shabbar Hussain Shah
051- 5705801-15 (Ext-115)

3.1 Already established projects

1)  Bahria Town Schools Lahore
2)  Ace international Academy
3)  Ace international Academy Junior
4)  Dr.AQ Khan College of Science & Technology Safari 1
5)  Dr.AQ Khan College of Science & Technology Phase 8
6)  Bahria Town International Academy
7)  Welfare Schools in Lahore
8)  Welfare School Mehra Shingal

3.2 Upcoming projects

1)      Islamabad School for Autism: By identifying the marginalized communities and aiming to cater to their needs, we are planning a school for Autistic people. It is currently in its conception phase

2)      Islamic School of Excellence: A research-backed fusion of Modern and Islamic education, this school is in its project implementation phase and will be affiliated with Wafa qul Madaras as well as Cambridge International Examinations.

3)      University of Islamabad UOI:
The Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research and Education (FAIRE) is in the process of developing a new world class, multidisciplinary research-based university, situated on Murree-Expressway at a distance of about 15 kilometers from Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad.

FAIRE’s goals for the establishment of University of Islamabad

Vision 2025, launched by the Government of Pakistan has rightly acknowledged the significance of knowledge economy towards socio-economic development of the country. To achieve the objective of developing knowledge-economy, the Government plans to:

a. Increase public expenditure on higher education currently from 0.2% of GDP to 1.4% of GDP.

b. Enhance higher education enrolment from 1.5 million to 5 million.

c. Increase the number of PhDs in the country from 7000 to 15000.

d. Increase the number of universities from 171 to 300.

Keeping in view the National Education Policy and also Vision 2025 which lay great emphasis on the promotion of quality higher education, Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research and Education (FAIRE) has decided to establish the proposed University with the following objectives:

a. To provide access to higher education to the talented youth of Pakistan to enable them play their due role in the national development besides creating congenial environment for socio-economic transformation in the country.

b. To conduct quality research on local, regional, national and international issues faced by the country.

c. To disseminate knowledge in all fields of Science & Technology, Management Sciences, Computer Sciences, Social Sciences, Health Sciences as well as Art & Design to strengthen the nation through the value addition of the existing human capital, local natural resources and optimal utilization of the state of the art technologies.

d. To produce highly trained individuals possessing all the essential qualities for conducting research aimed at bringing about progress and prosperity in the country.

e. To produce leadership of high caliber and character to lead the society in all spheres of life.

f. To increase the productivity of the local industries by enhancing the technical and managerial skills of the youth through exposure to the new knowledge and latest trends in technology.

g. To educate the society through the juvenile exposure to the high quality higher education so that the people can play a positive role in the economic development of the country.

4.0. Research

FAIRE is funding meticulous and systematic research by synthesizing global experts strongly committed to boost the pace of research using state- of-the-art technologies, with an aim to accelerate economic growth, wealth, job creation and to improve the standard of living in Pakistan.

We aim to closely connect our people with the society by providing them various opportunities to engage in a hands-on research experience. We believe that academic research can be highly significant contributor towards lifelong learning, innovative growth and national development. Driven by free and open inquiry, our scholars will challenge as well as improvise existing concepts by taking an interdisciplinary approach to research.

5.0. Contact Us

Foundation for Advancement of Innovation, Research and Education (FAIRE) 

Centralized Education Department
Corporate Head Office, Building-1,Phase II,
Bahria Town Islamabad.
T: 051-5730280-7
F: 051-5730005
E: ced.bahriatown@gmail.com

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